Neolamprologus gracilis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES CICHLIDAE

Scientific Name: Neolamprologus gracilis
Species Authority: (Brichard, 1989)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Bigirimana, C.
Reviewer(s): Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)
Justification:
Endemic to Lake Tanganyika where it is know from both the west and east shores and has no known major widespread threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Lake Tanganyika where it is known from the area around Cape Kapampa on the west coast and from the coastal strip below the Mahale Mountains on the east coast.
Countries:
Native:
Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: The population size is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Lives on rocky substrates, singly or in small groups, and is relatively large, reaching 8 to 9 cm in total length.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Sedimentation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place for this species.

Bibliography [top]

Brichard, P. 1989. Pierre Brichard's Book of Cichlids and All the Other Fishes of Lake Tanganyika. THF Publications Inc., Neptune, United States.

Daget, J., Gosse, J.P., Teugels, G.G. and Thys van den Audenaerde, D.F.E. (eds). 1991. Check-list of the Freshwater Fishes of Africa (CLOFFA IV) ISNB, Brussels and MRAC, Tervuren, Belgium, and ORSTOM, Paris, France.

IUCN. 2006. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 04 May 2006.


Citation: Bigirimana, C. 2006. Neolamprologus gracilis. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 November 2014.
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